Aconitum henryi 'Spark's Variety'
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More About Aconitum henryi 'Spark's Variety'
- Tall, thin stems with deeply lobed leaves
- Clusters of deep violet-blue flowers
- Bloom Time: July to August
The upper sepal of the flower bears a striking resemblance to the clothing hood worn by a medieval monk, thus the common name "Monkshood".
Monkshood Growing and Maintenance Tips
One of the few aconitums that may require staking. Grows well in full sun, but requires sufficient water. Aconitum grows best where shade is provided in the hot hours of the afternoon. Relatively slow-growing, it won't need to be divided regularly. They are very resistant to pests and diseases. Beware of handling this plant as all parts are highly poisonous.
Aconitum henryi 'Spark's Variety' Characteristics
Moist to Average
Flowering TimeLt. Sum-Fall